Ariana Grande (born Ariana Grande-Butera, 26.06.1993)
Ariana Grande is an American actress and pop singer best known for her role in the Nickelodeon sitcom 'Victorious'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Ariana Grande has a net worth of 12 million USD.
Childhood: Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. As a child, Grande performed onstage at Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, first in 'Annie', and later in 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Beauty and the Beast'. When she was eight-years-old, Grande performed at the karaoke lounge on a cruise ship, and later studied at North Broward Preparatory School. Grande made her television debut singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the Florida Panthers. She received management at the age of thirteen, and expressed a desire to record an R&B album when she turned fourteen.
Career: In 2008, Ariana Grande landed a role in the Broadway musical '13', winning a National Youth Theatre Association Award. This was followed by the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'. She worked on the show until 2013, when the series finished, but reprised the role on 'Sam & Cat', alongside Jennette McCurdy. On 30th August 2013, Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, 'Yours Truly', to strong critical praise. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 list, as well as opening in the top ten for most countries worldwide. On 13th December 2013, Grande released a Christmas EP entitled 'Christmas Kisses'. The EP featured four tracks and performed moderately well. After being named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year', Grande released her second studio album, 'My Everything', on 22nd August 2014. The album received only moderate reviews, with critics calling it "bland". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Grande performed onstage with Nicky Minaj and Jessie J, revealing their collaborative single 'Bang Bang'. The song went on to be the third most downloaded song on release in 2014.
Personal life: Between August 2012 and July 2013, Grande dated Jai Brooks from The Janoskians. The couple confirmed that they had gotten back together on 1st May, 2014, however they split up a second time three months later. On 13th October, 2014, Grande revealed that she was dating rapper Big Sean.
Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande on stage in Los Angeles on Wednesday 8th April. Bieber got a little too close to Grande during their performance and Grande's boyfriend, Big Sean, isn't too happy about it.
Big Sean was not happy when Justin Bieber joined his girlfriend, Ariana Grande, on stage on Wednesday night (8th April). Bieber got a little bit too close to Grande whilst the two were performing at Grande's concert at the Forum in Los Angeles.
Justin Bieber got a little handsy with Ariana Grande whilst they were performing together in Los Angeles.
The Billboard Music Awards are being held on May 17th in Las Vegas.
Swift and Smith, whose respective albums 1989 and In The Lonely Hour are still in the Top 5 of the Billboard Albums Chart well over four months after their release, are both gunning for the Top Artist, Top 100 Songs, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Hot 100 Artists categories, while each is up for the Top Artist in their gender-specific prizes.
Taylor Swift scored the most BMA nominations with 14
Biebs joined the ‘Bang Bang’ singer on stage in Miami but apparently he didn’t do his homework first.
Justin Bieber gave Ariana Grande and her fans a huge surprise on Saturday evening, when he joined the singer on stage to perform a duet of ‘Love Me Harder’. Grande is currently taking the US by storm on her Honeymoon Tour, which had rolled into Miami’s American Airlines arena.
Bieber surprised Ariana Grande on stage in Miami
Bieber joined Grande for a rendition of the track, taking the parts originally performed by The Weeknd. But Justin wasn't quite as familiar with the single as he might have thought, and he ended up fluffing a few of the song's lyrics much to his embarrassment.
Bring out the glitter, the Honeymoon tour is underway.
Ariana Grande’s Madison Square Garden gig featured glitter, cat ears and a few tears – that’s kind of the definition of dramatic. So what was the gig all about? "Good music, good choreography and a great time -- I want to make sure that my fans have the best night of their lives," Ariana Grande says in a video clip that opens her Honeymoon Tour.
Ariana still rocks the cat ears occasionally, as an homage to her Nickelodeon character Cat Valentine.
That’s exactly what she delivered, with tight choreo and elaborate staging galore backing up the upbeat, poppy tracks from her back-to-back debut and sophomore efforts Yours Truly and My Everything. The Honeymoon tour is Grande’s first touring effort after she left behind Nickelodeon to focus on her hugely successful (so far) music career.
Ex-Wanted member, Nathan Sykes, just unleashed his first solo song.
The Wanted might be done for the time being, but one of the members are coming back in a big way. Singer/songwriter and former member of the UK boyband, Nathan Sykes, just dropped his debut solo track titled, ‘More Than You’ll Ever Know.’
Nathan Sykes' debut solo track is the jazzy 'More Than You'll Ever Know'
‘More Than You’ll Ever Know’ is available through Sykes’ Facebook page, and the song itself is definitely not what you’d expect given his previous track record. Soulful and jazzy, Sykes’ vocals clearly haven’t lost its edge over the past year or so since The Wanted’s end. In fact, it might just be the best thing we’ve heard from the 21-year-old yet.
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Big Sean and Ariana Grande - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th February 2015
Ariana Grande - Photographs of a host of pop stars as they gave live performances at the Y100 Jingle Ball 2014 which was held at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, United States - Sunday 21st December 2014